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Six killed as clashes erupt between two Jihadi rival groups in Takhar

KABUL: In clashes between commanders of Hezb-e-Islami and Jamiat Islami parties in the northeastern province of Takhar, six people were killed, witnesses said.

The incident took place Sunday in the Chah Aab district between fighters loyal to commander Bashir Qanet from Hezb-e-Islami and commander Maulavi Mahfooz of Jamiat party.

Witnesses said that one civilian was among the dead.

The Jamiat party confirmed the conflict, saying it was due to personal enmities. The Hezb-e-Islami could not be reached for comments on the clash.

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